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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Dow Chemical

(NYSE:

DOW

) is tomorrow, March 26, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 32 cents per share. At a price of $32.88 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.8%.

The average volume for Dow Chemical has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dow Chemical has a market cap of $40.27 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 0.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products used as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Dow Chemical as a

buy

. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Dow Chemical Ratings Report

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